Dora Polić Vitez

Dora Polić has been living in Zagreb since she was born in 1971. This is where she graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts under the mentorship of Professor Neva Rošić. She has been the proud member of the Zagreby Youth Theatre (ZKM) company since 2003.

Shows played at ZKM: debuted in 1997 in Three Sisters (directed by Paolo Magelli), followed by the roles in Veliki meštar sviju hulja (The Great Master of All Scoundrels, directed by Branko Brezovec), Zaštićena zona (Safe Area, directed by Dušan Jovanović), Kamov, smrtopis (Kamov, On Death, directed by Branko Brezovec), Priče mačka na grani (Tales of the Perched Cat, directed by Zlatko Bourek), Veliki bijeli zec (Big White Rabbit, directed by Ivica Kunčević), Doktor Dolittle (The Story of Doctor Dolittle, directed by Boris Kovačević), Vrata do (Next Door, directed by Rene Medvešek), Mala sirena (The Little Mermaid, directed by Robert Waltl), Ana Karenjina (Anna Karenina, directed by Vasily Senin), Victor ili djeca na vlasti (Victor, or Power to the Children, directed by Haris Pašović), Veliki Gatsby (The Great Gatsby, directed by Ivica Buljan), Krijesnice (Fireflies, directed by Janusz Kica), Koko u Parizu (Koko in Paris, directed by Ivica Boban), Ovo bi mogla biti moja ulica (This Could Be My Street, directed by Anica Tomić), Fedrina ljubav (Fedra’s Love, directed by Božidar Violić), Idiot (The Idiot, directed by Ivan Popovski), Alan Ford (directed by Dario Harjaček), Sada je, zapravo, sve dobro (Yes, Really, Everything’s All Right Now, directed by Olja Lozica), Mirni dani u Mixing Partu (Lazy Days in Mixing Part, directed by Boris Liješević), Škola za anđele (School for Angels, directed by Mirna Rustemović / Dino Pešut), Petar Pan (Peter Pan, directed by Robert Waltl), Emil i detektivi (Emil and the Detectives, directed by Milan Trenc), Čarobni brijeg (The Magic Mountain, directed by Janusz Kica), Priroda i društvo (Nature and Society, directed by Nora Krstulović), Velika bilježnica (The Notebook, directed by Edvin Liverić), Sherlock Holmes (directed by Krešimir Dolenčić), Črna mati zemla (Black Mother Earth, directed by Dora Ruždjak Podolski), Radnice u gladovanju (Female Workers on Hunger Strike, directed by Olja Lozica), Ono što nedostaje (That Which is Missing, directed by Selma Spahić), Proba orkestra (Orchestra Rehearsal, directed by Edvin Liverić), Monovid-19 (directed by Anica Tomić), Mi i Oni (Us and Them, directed by Dario Harjaček), Čarobnjak iz Oza (The Wizard of Oz, directed by Saša Broz), Moj muž (My Husband, directed by Dora Ruždjak Podolski) and Anđeo od leda (Angel of Ice, directed by Árpád Schilling).

She also performed at other theatres and events, including Gavella, Kerempuh Theatre, Split Summer Festival, Croatian National Theatre in Split, Istrian National Theatre in Pula, Epilogue Theatre, City Theatre Trešnja, Histrion, Ulysses Theatre, Frank Theatre Brisbane, and Kufer Theatre Company. She has also given voice to a number of radio dramas produced by the Croatian Radio and to animated films and played roles in TV series, sitcoms, and feature films.

Awards: Golden Arena at Pula Film Festival in 2000 and best actress award at the 2001 Sochi Film Festival for the leading role in Blagajnica hoće ići na more (Cashier Wants to Go to the Seaside, directed by Dalibor Matanić), 2002 Marul Award for the role of Eve in the play Adam i Eva (Adam and Eve, directed by Franka Perković), and the Ivo Fici Award for the best young actress at the 9th Actors’ Film Festival in Vinkovci, Croatia.